UK extends acceptance of certain products meeting EU requirements and markings on the market in Great Britain for a further 2 years, until 31 December 2024.This intends to provide businesses with flexibility and choice on how to comply with product regulations.

Centexbel International Ltd received its first appointment as a UK Approved Body under Schedules 3 and 4 of the Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) Regulations 2016 as amended to assess the conformity of the product categories and for the modules as identified.

Brussels, January 26, 2022 - PolyCert Europe, a platform bringing together existing national certification schemes in a comprehensive system for polymer converters, announced the launch of its new website.

On August 24, 2021, the British Government announced an extension to the date ending recognition of the CE Mark in Great Britain.

As part of its Roadmap to Excellence, the STeP by OEKO-TEX® programme has developed a simple, user-friendly digital Carbon and Water Footprint Tool

Since April 21, 2018, protective clothing and gloves for motorcyclists fall under the “(EU) 2016/425 Personal Protective Equipment” regulation and shall therefore be certified by a notified body. As of today Centexbel (notified body #0493) is accredited to offer this service to manufacturers and distributors of protective motorcycle garments and gloves.

Centexbel-VKC, the Belgian competence centre of textiles and plastics, and the Belgian Quality Association (BQA) established a consortium PolyCert Europe in partnership with the industry associations ECRA, EuPC and ESWA.

On July 9th, Centexbel issued the first certificate for respiratory protection, after the extension of its certification scope as Notified Body #0493.

Launched on May 5th, the "Covid-19 approved by Centexbel" is being issued to an ever growing number of companies

The CPSC ( CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION) accreditation of Centexbel has been renewed. The transition to ISO 17025: 2017 has been included.